A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 95 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia (59 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 06:08:38 / March 3, 2020 @ 6:08 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b6h. Id of event: us60008b6h. The temblor was picked up at 02:08:38 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.1868 West, latitude -21.2511 South, depth = 171.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.02 km (106 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 95 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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